In recent decades anthropology, especially ethnography, has supplied the prevailing models of how human beings have constructed, and been. Chiefdoms and Other Archaeological Delusions. Timothy R. Pauketat. Altamira Press, Lanham, MD. xii + pp. $70 (cloth), ISBN Chiefdoms and Other Archaeological Delusions has 23 ratings and 2 reviews. A said: Big Timothy Pauketat picks a bone with how he thinks Mississippian arc.
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Return to Book Page. But this volume provides, I believe, a good picture of how many scholars are going to be thinking about these subjects in the years to come. Indivar rated it liked it Nov 23, Nor is it, strictly speaking, a kind of ‘chiefdom society.
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He mentions dual-processualism and historical processualism, and contrasts these with “evolutionist” perspectives, but I confess that the distinctions were never clear to me –though it was clear they were immens Pauketat is clearly exercised about something here, but I have to say that for a non-archaeologist, it’s a little unclear what that might be. Sirole marked it as to-read Sep 21, Maggie rated it liked it Oct 21, Pauketat’s bold thinking should move Mississippi Valley prehistory out from the shadows and onto archaeology’s center stage, where it belongs—alongside the world’s other civilizations, Old and New.
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I don’t think the idea of social evolution as it is thought of in archaeology or “stages” of human history should be completely scrapped, but I do think Pauketat is right in that before we try anything like that we need to spend a lot more time investigating change itself and a lot less time trying to reconstruct nerdy little simplistic playmobil models of past societies with arrows pointing between them. Whose bones were kept in a particular temple? And given his hypotheses, he’s probably right.
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